CARTS-A Carts and Scooters, (Engine or Battery Powered) - Annual

Application:                                                Man Hours 3 Engine
                                                            Man Hours 1 Battery
This applies to propane, gasoline, and battery powered carts and
scooters used to transport personnel and materials in large buildings and on
compounds or complex facilities.

Special Instructions:

1.  Review manufacturer's maintenance instructions.
2.  Review the Procedure for "Emergency Eyewash and Shower
3.  Work area must be properly ventilated to protect against battery gases and
    fumes from fuels.
4.  Adequate personal protection against acid spills must be provided, i.e., face
    mask, rubber gloves, etc.
5.  Have on hand an approved fire extinguisher.  Ensure that the fire
    extinguisher is properly serviced and that it is in proper working order.

Items to Check & Initial Completion:

Battery powered:

1. ___ Remove and clean battery terminals.  Clean posts and reconnect terminals.
2. ___ Check electrolyte specific gravity with a hydrometer.
3. ___ Add water if required.
4. ___ Inspect lights, buzzers, controls, and wiring for tight connections and
       proper operation.
5. ___ Lubricate according to manufacturer's recommendations.
6. ___ Check brakes, clutch, wheels, tires, steering, and frame.
7. ___ Vacuum or blow out motor air passages and check mounting.
8. ___ Check and adjust as needed belts and/or chain drive.
9. ___ Test run (road test).
10.___ Wire brush, treat with rust inhibitor, and paint rusted

Engine powered:

1. ___ Inspect fuel tank, connections, and lines for leaks and deterioration.
       Tighten or replace as required.
2. ___ Change oil.  Change oil, air, and fuel filters.
3. ___ Change points, condenser, plugs, and rotor button if applicable.
4. ___ Lubricate according to manufacturer's recommendation.
5. ___ Check brakes, clutch, wheels, tires, steering, and frame.
6. ___ Inspect lights, buzzers, controls, flashers, and wiring for proper
       operation and tighteners.
7. ___ Check and adjust, as needed, belts and/or chain drive.
8. ___ Start engine and perform any manufacturer's recommended tuneup procedures.
9. ___ Test run (road test).
10.___ Wire brush, treat with rust inhibitor, and paint all rusted

Tools and Materials:

1.  Standard Tool kit.
    Plus  Insulated pliers and screwdrivers
          Wire strippers
          Wire crimpers
          Voltmeter - Ohmmeter - Milliammeter
          Clamp on meter(volt - ohm - amp meter)
          Soldering kit
          1/8" 25' fish tape
          Burnishing tool
2.  Spark plug wrench and gap gauge
3.  Feeler gauges
4.  Leak detector (soap solution)
5.  Filter, plugs, points, condenser, rotor button
6.  Distilled water
7.  Hydrometer
8.  Face shield, rubber gloves, and apron.
9.  Engine oil and container for old oil
10. Tire pressure gauge
11. Battery terminal cleaner brush
12. Rust inhibitor and paint.  Consult the MSDS for hazardous ingredients and
    proper PPE.  Consult the Material Safety Data Sheets to ensure that the paint
    lead level is 0.06% or less.
13. Emergency eye wash that provides at least 0.4 gallons/min for at least 15

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